Tag Archives: children

Being Dad

Mothers get a lot of training. It starts when we’re very young; it’s not long before we become aware that our bodies are capable of growing and birthing a child. This knowledge affects the way we view the world, ourselves, … Continue reading

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Mother’s Work

I spend a lot of my time doing women’s work. I clean, cook, and do laundry; I teach our kids how to count, and help them get dressed in the morning; I help them navigate their emotions; I haul them … Continue reading

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Poem for Election Day and Beyond

Springtime. A time of rising up. We mothers thought our work was enough, having born children of light, raising them with no prejudice, sharing with them the wonders of nature, guiding them to choose a path filled with hope, Love, … Continue reading

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Tips for Snow Globe Making

This year my daughter and I made snow globes. It was her idea. She saw an episode of Daniel Tiger where they were making them, and she bugged me about it until I saw the light. “Mom, we should make … Continue reading

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But how is it Sunny While it’s Raining?

Anyone who has a three-year-old lives a life riddled with questions. Today Alzette asked me the above question and it struck me once again that my life with children requires me (thankfully) to connect with the natural world in a … Continue reading

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In the Moment

To commemorate Alzette’s upcoming second birthday, we recently had a photo shoot with photographer and friend Jon Hain. Jon’s photos are bold and vibrant, personal and genuine all at the same time. This authenticity comes through during his shoots so … Continue reading

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